Grants for Newcomer Artists

In this session, Ely Lyonblum will work with you to explore available grants and develop your projects. Participants will learn the three steps of developing projects: exploratory discussions of projects ideas and potential funding sources; comprehensive reviews of proposals through all stages of conceptualization; and tips for project management. Opportunities for funding range from mentorship, creation, marketing and audience development, to professional training and capacity building in digital spaces. About the Facilitator:Active as an arts educator and producer, Ely Lyonblum is the Strategic Research Development Officer at the Faculty of Music, University Toronto. His projects, largely focusing on cultural equity, range from the history of sound recording, American Sign Language performance art, and storytelling through music. Ely trained as a documentary filmmaker at Goldsmiths, University of London, and completed a PhD in Music at the University of Cambridge. He has over a decade of experience curating and co-producing events with not-for-profit collaborators, and contributing to the development of training programs for artists. Ely’s work has been presented and exhibited by the MIT Media Lab, CBC Radio 1, the Smithsonian Institution, the British Library, and have been shown at music and arts festivals across six continents.Pricing: General Admission: $30 + taxFREE for Launchpad MembersJoin Zoom MeetingThe zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser. 

Via Zoom

In this session, Ely Lyonblum will work with you to explore available grants and develop your projects. Participants will learn the three steps of developing projects: exploratory discussions of projects ideas and potential funding sources; comprehensive reviews of proposals through all stages of conceptualization; and tips for project management. Opportunities for funding range from mentorship, creation, marketing and audience development, to professional training and capacity building in digital spaces. 

About the Facilitator:

Active as an arts educator and producer, Ely Lyonblum is the Strategic Research Development Officer at the Faculty of Music, University Toronto. His projects, largely focusing on cultural equity, range from the history of sound recording, American Sign Language performance art, and storytelling through music. Ely trained as a documentary filmmaker at Goldsmiths, University of London, and completed a PhD in Music at the University of Cambridge. He has over a decade of experience curating and co-producing events with not-for-profit collaborators, and contributing to the development of training programs for artists. Ely’s work has been presented and exhibited by the MIT Media Lab, CBC Radio 1, the Smithsonian Institution, the British Library, and have been shown at music and arts festivals across six continents.

Pricing: 
General Admission: $30 + tax

FREE for Launchpad Members

Join Zoom Meeting

The zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. 

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser.